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Cool: Star Trek stabilized

What happens when the ships in Star Trek fight in space? Their teams simply jump here and there in the control rooms like crazy. But that is only true for the cameras, as the actors are simply faking any such jumps. Great idea to see Star Trek stabilized :d Via Presurfer.

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Star Wars Documentary: From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (Part 9 of 9)

The last part of the Star Wars documentary takes us in front of George Lucas who reminds us that the effects have no meaning if there is no underlying story and that the entire series is about the human frailties, not about meanness or even technology. The human element can be seen in any part […]

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Star Wars Documentary: From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (Part 8 of 9)

In the 8th part of the Star Wars documentary we learn how hard it was to create a new language, the language of the ewok and that the final battle of the ewoks vs The Empire was supposed to be a battle between the whookies and The Empire. George Lucas explained once again that the […]

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Star Wars Documentary: From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (Part 3 of 9)

In this third part of the Star Wars documentary we learn about the slug-like crime lord Jabba the Hutt, from Episode VI Return of the Jedi. This monster had to be created with a lot of though and creativity. Four to six men would handle the giant puppet that costed over 500 000 dollars to […]

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Star Wars Documentary: From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (Part 2 of 9)

Star Wars was among the movies that inspired many to become the geeks they are today. In this second part of the documentary we will learn about the costumes used int he movies. In certain parts of the movies they had to use 80 different costumes for as much as 80 alien characters. The creative […]

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Star Wars Documentary: From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga (Part 1 of 9)

Star Wars was the movie of my childhood. Alongside with Star Trek this movie made me wanna become an astronaut. That din’t happen, but I still remained a fan of science and technology. In the documentary, of which you can see part I in the video from above, we learn how hard it was to […]

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Lies that scifi movies have taught us

I am glad that GaS shares a lot of interesting stuff, among other things, and finally I stumbled upon a video with lies that scifi movies tell us. You gotta see the video and you’ll understand a bit more about what actually happens in those settings in regards to space , usually. So, here is […]

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4 inventions inspired by SciFi movies

Good SciFi movies start from scientific facts and then try to stretch the imagination up until the devices and worlds created this way are fundamentally changed. This way, Star Trek was able to envision a brave new world of machines, communication and civilizations. Some of the most coolest inventions, like the cell phone, were inspired […]

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